Position Title: Child Development Center Floater

FSLA STATUS: Non-exempt


General Summary:

The Child Development Center Floater is responsible for implementing procedures as required by licensing agency for operating a “Class A” Childcare Facility in the state of Louisiana.

This position works directly with the Child Development Teacher and/or Lead Teacher and is responsible for executing the ongoing program of group and individual activities for children that contribute to the whole development of all children according to approximate practices of early childhood education.


Reports to:                              Director of Childcare


Confidentiality:                       Maintains a strict code of ethics and confidentiality


Essential Duties:

• Assist the Teacher in planning, implementing, and maintaining a daily curriculum which facilitates the cognitive, social-emotional, language, fine and gross motor development of each child and is consistent with the educational philosophy of the center, including room arrangement, materials and activities.

• Provide classroom support for all Lead Teachers and Teachers, including coverage of rest breaks, lunches, vacations and as needed by the Director of Childcare.

• Maintain neatness and readiness of physical facilities with proper organization, planning and teaching of self-help skills to multi-developmental leveled children.

• Provide positive guidance and discipline techniques according to center’s established policy.

• Participates in meal time, including snack, and encouraging a positive regard for all food served, good manners and clean up.

• Aide in the implementation of programs that is responsive to the needs of children that involve parents.

• Provide proper supervision of child at all times.

• Maintain professionalism and a positive attitude towards children, parents and staff.

• Dress appropriately and maintain neatness of self.

• Interacting with children appropriately. (Get on their eye level, engage in play and activities, and provide nurturance)

• Maintain health and safety policies.

• Attend workshops and training.

• Aide in weekly observations on children.

• Provide care for parenting classes and oversees volunteers during Monday and Wednesday group sessions.




• A high school diploma and/or 1 year of experience working in a “Class A” licensed facility.

• Organizational skills, detailed oriented, pro-active individual with the superb ability to adjust quickly to change.

• Excellent communication written and verbal skills with the capability to motivate children.

• Creative problem solver possessing the knowledge to predict outcomes.

• Must be a team player.


Essential Physical Abilities:

• Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to communicate effectively with others in person and electronically or by phone

• Sufficient vision, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to prepare, review and file a variety of written documents in both electronic and hard copy forms,

• Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate basic office equipment.

• Sufficient personal mobility, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to access and transport files, as requested

• Sufficient ability to handle, lift and move items or loads and/or walk, stand, stoop, crawl, kneel, climb and sit for extended periods of time.

• This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.


Submission deadline is Friday, April 27, 2018.  Please have applicants submit a cover letter and resume to smarshall@theprovidencehouse.com.